1. Ineffective moderators

2. Dominating panelists

3. Ill-prepared moderators and panelists

4. Out-of-control panelists

5. Self-promoting panelists and moderators

6. Panelists who don’t engage the audience

7. Panelists who wander off topic

8. Panelists who give mini-speeches instead of engaging with each other

9. Poor time management on the moderator’s part

10. Too many panelists

 

4 bonus peeves:

• Introductions that seem to go on forever

• Not enough meaty content

• Panelists who all make the same points.

• Too many slides